William Wilson Grandfather Clock Robinson Arms Kendal Cumbria c1755 Longcase
Historically important Kendal Longcase Clock by William Wilson. An 8 day brass dial with line engraving on a matted centre having a seconds dial and date aperture, the arched dial has the arms of the Robinson family within a silvered boss. In 1756-7 a John W Robinson of Highgate was Mayor of Kendal. The Oak case, with inlays and cross banding of Rosewood and Mahogany, has. Unusual quarter columns to the hood and trunk in cross grained Mahogany. The back board is made of one inch thick Oak. William Wilson produced high quality and special clocks, including. Musical, month going and bracket clocks many with coats of. William was apprenticed to William Burton of Kendal in 1735. His clocks are displayed in Nunnington Hall, near York. That clock was owned by a W. Rutson, Mayor of Kendal 1772. The clock movement has been serviced and keeps good time. This clock is part of the dispersal of a large collection of quality longcase clocks, please see my other items. This item is in the category "Collectables\Decorative Collectables\Clocks\Grandfather Clocks". The seller is "smilingroller" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.